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then...today is the day! it's now less than 12 hours before the hawkeyes and spartans kick it off at the big ten championship game in indianapolis. welcome to today in iowa. happy saturday! as we take a live look outside from lucas oil stadium in indianapolis... the site of the big ten championship game today... thanks so much for joining us this morning. i'm lauren moss. breaking news this morning -- and its good news -- as a missing eastern iowa teenager has been found... ethan weitzenkamp was missing for more than a week after last being seen on thanksgiving night at home in allison... he left a note saying he needed to start a new life -- but his parents say that doesn't seem like something he'd do... according to his mother's facebook page -- ethan was found last night in st paul. minnesota. we will of course keep you updated as more information becomes avaliable.
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as it looks like we are in for a beautiful day today..but how long will it last? lets check in with storm track 7 meterologist denice pelster for a look at our with above normal. a weak cold front will be tracking east into iowa today will be around 50 with front will track through late tonight into tomorrow. the best chance to see any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the next chance of moisture tracking in friday. well -- today is finally the chance to see any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the
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in friday. well -- today is finally the day... the iowa hawkeyes get their shot at a big ten championship tonight. the field is all set in indianapolis... iowa's opponent michigan state getting to walk- through on this field friday... meanwhile -- iowa hasn't done that...all year and coach ferentz says they aren't starting now... he says he's well aware that his team has been disrespected this season -- but says it doesn't matter -- the hawks have already proven themselves... "things get decided on the field, and uh, if you don't take during that sixty minutes. you know, we'll live with the consequences either way, whatever takes place. and of course --one win sends them to the college football
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become one of four teams with a shot at the national championship... we'll have much more on today's big game coming up later in the show... an eastern iowa man is injured after being shot in the leg during a drive- by shooting.... waterloo police responding to allen street and second around noon, friday. neighbors say they heard gunshots and got on the floor. waterloo police continue to search for any suspects. five people are in custody after two unrelated robberies in waterloo. this all happeneing yesterday. the first incident happening in the 3 hundred block of linden -- and the second happening.. an hour later -- in the 16-hundred block of franklin street. neighbors say they're frustrated with crime in the area.... "they just.... it just seems like it keeps coming around. there's something down the line here. something here it's kind of scary." waterloo police say they are not
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connection at this time... an iowa man avoids jail time after making violent threats towards an islamic cultural center... this man 57-year- old gerald ledford, of clinton, pleading guilty to posting threats on facebook towards an islamic center in boston last year. he is sentenced to four years probation with the first six months on house arrest. cedar falls police arrest a man accused of sexually assaulting an eight-year-old at an amvets post. police say 72- year-old ronald nielsen took the child into a closet. the incident ended after the victim's father walked in... nielsen is charged with second degree sexual abuse.... meanwhile... the cedar rapids police department is asking for help in identifying these two suspects involved in multiple thefts from early november. police say the two used stolen credit cards to purchase items. if you have any information, contact the cedar rapids police
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screen.... decision 20-16 coverage this morning... it is a banner day for five republican candidates who will share the stage in eastern iowa later today... ben carson, ted cruz, carly fiorina, rick santorum and rand paul will be in cedar rapids for the rising tide summit... the summit is hosted by freedom works and congressman rod blum... the summit will go from two to six at the u-s cellular center... and a handful of candidates using friday as a campaign warmup... republican candidate rand paul holding his pints for liberty at the university of northern iowa... the kentucky senator meeting with a crowd at "the other place" on college hill... many of the candidates of course making remarks on this week's shooting massacre in california... ted cruz speaking heavily on gun rights while at a rally in johnston -- saying stopping "bad guys" isn't done by taking away guns -- but by "using our guns" this was one of many recent
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new jersey governor chris christie won't be at today's summt... but he's still making stops here in iowa... the republican candidate says he knew all along that this week's mass shooting was an act of terrorism. "when i watched coverage the other night of that attack, wife dressed in tactical gear with semi-automatic weapons - this was not an incident of work place violence." democratic candidate hillary clinton also in iowa this weekend. she made two stops in the western part of our state yesterday... here's clinton in sioux city... she spoke on the recent shooting -- saying she has a high level of confidence in law enforcement.... clinton also offering her strategy for fighting terrorism.... "we have to fight them on the we can enable them and empower them but we're not sending our troops there. (applause)" clinton also criticized the senate for failing to pass
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banning people on the no-fly list from buying guns.... that was voted on the day after the shootings this week... elsewhere... davenport police arrested a man suspected of using a mobile dating app to rob people... this 20-year-old faces robbery and burglary charges for took place in may. police say jones lured his victims to app. jones then pulled a handgun and told the people he was robbing them. in one case, jones and another man forced the victim to drive to his parents' house, where they took a debit card belonging to the victim's father and used it to take out money. the muslim student association at uni...is asking for a place of prayer on campus. its a story that has sparked a lot of controversy on our facebook page.... a viewer says "i think they should build a prayer room to accommodate all faiths. not just
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specific religion, but to all." on the other side, lorrie martin says "baloney. we as christians can pray anywhere. i will never support uni as an alumni if they do this" kwwl's jessica hartman has been looking deeper into this.. she has more for us this morning... for the members of uni's muslim student association - - they are finding it hard to struggle to find a place to asking for a dedicated area for muslim prayer on campus - - has students divided. jesse "i don't think we should spend money on a institution that reveres one religion based on separation of church and state." jordan "allowing people to hartman "speaking with a university official, they have
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groups on campus and giving one student group a permanent place would require giving them all a isn't feasible." jesse "they just use the proper channels to reserve rooms, just like all the other student organizations, for their has requested space - - this small room is available for two hours for the muslim out the day. the muslim student group at university of iowa has also made a similar request... it's coming up on today in iowa... do you have the best cell phone provider? a new study reveals the best of the best. the hawkeye football players aren't the only ones in indy... fans are taking over the city! zach grant introduces us to some lotal hawkeyes in just a
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you're watching k-w-w-l news. we've got you covered. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. with lauren iowa." "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we'll start off our saturday with plenty of it's been her fight for twenty years. something is wrong with our healthcare system and it needs
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sunshine across eastern iowa. east into iowa today. clouds 50 with south winds up to 20 cloudy, dreary day. dense fog is across indiana this morning and panthers fans will also be dealing with a dreary day in portland, oregon. rain is likely during the game with temperatures in the 40s for kickoff. back here in eastern iowa tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy with lows just above freezing. the cold front will track through late tonight into tomorrow. the best chance to see any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the next chance of moisture tracking in friday.from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the information. here is additional forecast
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stormtrack 7 weather team:we'll start off our saturday with plenty of sunshine across eastern iowa. temperatures this morning are 10 to 15 degrees above normal. a weak cold front will be tracking east into iowa today. clouds will begin to increase this afternoon as the system tracks in. highs today will be around 50 with south winds up to 20 mph. the tailgaters for the hawkeye football game in indianapolis are looking at a cloudy, dreary day. dense fog is across indiana this morning and will not lift much also be dealing with a dreary day in portland, oregon. rain is likely during the game with temperatures in the 40s for kickoff. back here in eastern iowa tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy with lows just above freezing. the cold front will tomorrow. the best chance to see any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will
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expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the next chance of moisture 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team:we'll start off our saturday with plenty of sunshine across eastern iowa. temperatures this morning are 10 will begin to increase this afternoon as the system tracks in. highs today will be around 50 with south winds up to cloudy, dreary day. dense fog is across indiana this morning and will not lift much throughout the day. highs in indianapolis are expected to be nearing 50. panthers fans will also be dealing with a dreary day in portland, oregon. rain is likely during the game with temperatures in the 40s for kickoff. back here in eastern iowa tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy with lows just above freezing. the cold front will track through late tonight into tracking in friday. it's coming up on today in iowa... while many enjoy this nice
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winter sports enthusiasts and businesses are more bummed... the u-n-i panthers are getting ready for a big game of their own today... we hear from coach farley after
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jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. their aim is our total destruction. we can't withdraw from this threat or negotiate with it. we have but one choice: to defeat it. vo: right to rise usa is responsible
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in indianapolis...
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trip and are ready to cheer on the hawks... kwwl's zach grant caught up with some of them last night. nats: lets go hawks just call indianapolis iowa city east sot darla parker/ altoona iowa: iowa fans have invaded the city and were reading to go the only thing that might be more impressive e an the iowa football season is there fans. sot: mike louden/ cedar rapids: "the amount of support that iowa has for our team... its amazing" sot mitch peck/ iowa city :"this confident sot denny reding: iowa fan "so far ive seen one spartan fan butt... go hawks!" and theres certainly no love game but the hawks win it on
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sot: nate krieps "hawks are 12-0 been supporting them all year gotta be here.... hawks by 50." standup out: and while the here... so is iowa gonna win tomorrow... yea!!!! id say that's a yes... reporting from downtown indianapolis im zach grant kwwl news. kickoff is set for 7:17 tonight. follow kwwl on our website and social media platforms for the best coverage on the hawks throughout the evening. as you probably know -- the hawks enter today's game at year... the last time the hawkeye football
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was almost a hundred years ago -- in 19-22 when they went seven and oh. kinnick stadium hadn't even been built yet... (cg: david mccartney/ archivist, university of iowa) "games were played on what was then called iowa field, it's now a parking lot right next to the iowa river." nile kinnick was only four years old at thetime! you could buy season tickets for twelve dollars and fifty cents, season tickets now cost upwards of four-hundred dollars... the u-n-- panthers haae a big game of their own today...as well. as they take to the road for a second round playoff game ... the panthers are taking on portland state tonight.... the ifth-ranked vikikngs earned a first round bye after finishing their season 9 and 2... coach farley knows it will be a big test for hi defense... a unit he's been confident in all season -- and one that proudly has the missouri valley defensive player of the year... year it takes a pass rush, alot of things have to happen within
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award which he very well deserved."" late one -- as the panthers and ortland state kick-off tonight at 9 o'clock in oregon... more news out of panther-land... as u-n-i has named it's nter-im director of athletics. deputy athletic director jean berger replaces troy dannen, who is taking over the athletic director position at tulane university. he begins jannry first.... big baseball news this morning... as the miami marlins have added a big name to their coaching staff... barry bonds is back... yes, the controversial me run king wwll serve as one of the team's hitting coaches in 20-16... this will be bonds' first stint as a major league coach.... onto winter sports... as we'd usually be entering their prime season...
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midwest can't open just yet...because of the warm weather.... sundown mountain resort in dubuque was hoping to open the day after thanksgiving...but can't without colder temperatures to make snow. the snow that habeen made is currently melting. the warmer weather is also causing more than 300 employees..to just be on standby. "right now we're just running on necessary staff, we've got everything ready to go so when we get a little colder temperatures, we're ready to reopenenvery quickly." managers hope to open by the end of this weekend. get this: this season there will be a new addition -- the mountain center, which is were people can buy tickets and rent ski equipment... the nice temps have also meant good news for local golfers. with courses like gates park continuing to stay open -- many fans of the sport are enjoying the extra time outside in the cool temperatures. .. we'll be right back after a quick break... you're watching kwwl.
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without needing a credit card... apple users in russia can now purchase music, books, games and other apps by typing in their one number and having the items charged to their monthly phone bill... that can be pretty danrous though.. we haven't heard plans to make any changes here yet... verizon has been knocked out of the top spot as the nation's best wirele carrier - according to a cent poll. now, the poll is only five years old - but this is the first time verizon has not been in the top spot among the biggest four carriers.... the results of the poll are based on howeaders felt about value, texting, data sseeds call quality, and customer service. but... other surveys have some
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results.. root metrics - which surveyed network quality n the first part of 2015 5 - ranked verizon first and t-mobile last... meanwhile...coffee anyone? starbucks began testing a new deliverservice this week... right now it's just in seattle...and the service comes with a $5.99 delivery fee... which is more than a coffee... a tall order for a single tall coffee... but the company believes that customers wwll find the feeto be worth it for bulk orders... coming up in the next half hour of today in iowa... an eastern iowa concert venue is paying tribute to a well known rockstar who suddenly passed away a couple days ago. plus... a hard-working dog is oing his best to spread holiday cheer... you'u'e watching kkl... we've got
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the shooting this morning... plus.. you'll never believe what one man tries o do...whenna police offficer pulls him over. then... a well-known rockstar unexpectedly dies before he was set to perform here in eastern iowa tonight.. the venue sayy the show will still go on tonight..in tribute of the singer.
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today in iowa saturday. it's . thanks so much for joining us this orning. i'm lauren moss. let's go right to storm track seven meteorologist denice pelster for a check of our forecast. denice.... we'll start off our saturday above freezing. the cold front will ttack through late moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the next rockstar scott eastern iowa. temperatures this morning are 10 to 15 degrees above normal. a weak cold front will be tracking east into iowa today. clouds will begin to increasthis afternoon as the system tracks in. highs today will be around 50 with will track through late tonight into tomorrow. the best chance to see any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the next chance of moisture
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rockstar scott weiland is found dead...just days before he was set to play dead...just days before he was set to play in eastern iowa... police found the 48 year old in his tour bus this week while responding to a call for a report of an unresponsive person. he was latee declared dead.... the rockstar was set to play a show in rochester minnesota before he died... his next stop would've been.... tonight in waterloo. kwwl's olivia ancino caught up with the venue hosts where the show would've happened.. she has more... music nats.... scott weiland...one of the most recognizable voices of the 90's. the frontman for both the stone temple pilots and latatr velvet
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he was loved by his fans, namely self-proclaimed 90s kids. those 90's kids, and a co-owner of the bar spicoli's-- "if you look up the definition business partner were expecting to see that rockstar, up close and personal on saturday. "you guys ready for a good show??lright" they had locked weiland the show was canceled. fb post you know its another era lost, temple pilots at a big concert weiland in their own bar...a dream come true. 'back in the 90s there was probably a big auditorium with a barricade and security guards. hand" as rock fans, that's all dunn and winther could ever ask for. now as they're left to
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theres a darkside to it i guess, and if you let this get ahold of you, this can be the result" now as the saying goes..the go on. the opening bands will still play...followed by a major tribute to stone temple pilots. more information this morning on in california... i-s-i-s is referring to the couple that carried out the shooting as "supporters"... the terror grouppmade that declaration on its official radio station earlier today... investigators say there's no evidence of a direct link between the shooters and the group... here's an image of the woman in the attack -- tashfeen malik -- she pledged allegience to isis while the attack was underway on wednesday... elsewhere, a ups driver made a heads up decisiononovernight whee he realized a package he was carrying was going to the address of the
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shooters... u.p.s management called police and evacuated their facility as a precaution but thanfully, no threat was discovered. some intense video here... four people are dead following ths big firr outside of boston... a police officer spotted the fire around one a-m this morning, but by then, the building was fully engulfed.... it is believed that 18 to 20 pepeple live in the multi-family complex... several more are hospitalized this morning... meanwhile... a plane skids off the ruvway while landing at an airport in india yesterday -- as the pilot tried to avoid a herd of wild boars. fifty-three passengers were on board the flight. remarkably no one was injured -- but the plane was parttally damaged in the incncent... four people were injured when a dump truck and ambulance collided in texas this weekend. the ambulance had a patient in thee back -- andd went through a light at
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the truck driver says he saw the ambulance but was unable to stop before hitting it... as you're seeing here -- the dumm truck turned ooer spilling its load of concrete... a traffic stop takess an unexpected turn when the driver allegedly tried to snort cocaine right in front of the officer... this happening in seattle... the 73-year-old man was initially pulled over when he drove by the officer without his lights on. the officer was going to give the m mn a warning b bcause he had a clean driving record -- until he found him scooping cocaine out of a glass vial... ofc: what's in your left hand? susp: nothing. ofc: show me your left road? why...what..what would posses you to do that on a traffic sttp, with a police officer right behind you? i just don't understand." "i don't understand either."
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vitamins - but later admitted it was cocaine... he was arrested for possession of a narcotic.... switching gears a bit... as a new study released this week has found that women who give birth in their 30's have a greater chance of living a long life... researchers found that those who gave birth to their last child after age 33 were twicclikely to live into their 90's -- as women who had their last child before 30... doctors belive it's a woman's natural ability to have a child later in life. these women may have genes that lower the risk for age-related conditions like ovarian cancer or diabetes .. a restaurant in kentucky is combining food and entertainment in a very unique wayy juliana valencia gives us a tour, this morning (nats: train whistle) there's something about hearing your food coming... (nats: "oh how cool!") before seeing it. (nats: "here comes our food") recently pulling into toto a block awayayrom princeton's historic downtown. owner kevin oliver
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(sot: kevin oliver, choo choo ollie's) "ollie issa nickname i have at the railroad. i work for csx full time." so when this railroad museummwent up forrauction 3 years ago, he had, to bid. (sot: kevin oliver, choo choo ollie's) "i wanted to save the museum since i'm a native of princeton" taking his hobby to a whole new level. (sot: kevin oliver, choo choo ollie's) "i had to totally remodel this building from the floor to the ceceing" he maa just about everything in this place, but this project, packed with train memorabilia, didn't come easy (sot: kevin oliver, choo choo ollie's "he had toout this up like overwhelmed him this time last year. so for christmas, she gave him this as a symbol for what his restaurant could become. (sot: patsy oliver, will be for children when they
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a place to eat and have built from an idea that may become a first class attraction. oliver hopes to eventually expand and add a moving train attraction for children to enjoy outside the restaurant. coming u u on today in iowa... a picture of a couple in their 90s has everyone talking. that's coming up. plus, a furry friend named alvin...shows us the true meeaning of the season.. you're watching k-w-w-l news. we've got you covered.
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the dayy highs in indianapolis are expected to be nearing 50. panthers fans will also be during the game with temperatures in the 40s for kickoff. back here in eastern iowa tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy with lows just above freezing. the cold front will sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in he 40s for the rest of the week with stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrarak 7 weather team:we'll start off o or saturday with plenty of sunshine across eastern iowa. temperatures this morning are 10 to 15 degrees above normal. a weak cold front will be tracking east into iowa today. clouds will been to increase this afternoon as the system tracks in. highs today will be around 50 with south winds up to 20 mph. the tailgaters for the hawkeye football game in indianapolis are looking at a cloudy, dreary day. dense fog is indiannpolis are expected to be nearing 50. panthers fans will also be dealing with a dreary day in
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temperatures in the 40s for kickoff. back here in eastern iowa tonight,t,we'll see mmstly cloudy th lows just above freezing. the cold front will any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs sunday will be in the lower 40s. highs stay in the 40s for the rest of the week with the next chance of moisture tracking in friday. from the kwwl stormtrack here is additional forecast informatioofrom the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team:we'll start off our saturday with plenty of sunshine across eastern iowa. temperatures this morning are 10 to 15 degrees above normal. a weak cold front will be tracking east into iowa today. clouds will begin to increase this afternoon as the system tracks in. highs today will be around 50 with south winds up to 20 mph. the tailgaters for the across indiana this morning and will not lift much throughout the day. highshsn indianapolis are expected to be nearing 50. panthers fans will also be dealing with a dreary day in portland, oregon. rain is likely iowa tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy with lows just above freezing. the cold front will track through late tonight into
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see any moisture will be mainly sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across the area. highs the next chance of moisture tracking in friday. sunday morning. moisture will be limited so the rain is expected to be light and scattered across tt area. highs sunny will be in he
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coming up on today in iowa... a man finds a cub...that desperately needs his help. morr on that after this break. you're watching kwwl today in
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alone and wet in the middle of a highway in peru this week... he decided to take the cub home to give him some much needed food
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the cub was later put in the care of the national forest service... officials said they believe the bear is somewhere between three and four months old... good news here: the bear was in good health after it was rescued... here's an update to a story you might remember from thanksgiving week... a tiger and a goat have become unlikely friends at a zoo in russia -- amazing visitors and employees by wandering together around the park during the day and sharing a shack at night... the safari park is trying to breed endangered tigers in captivity -- a program that requires feeding the animals live prey twice a week... but one of the goats that was meant to be a potential dinner has instead turned into a companion to one of the tigers... the tiger apparently decided that the animal deserved to be a friend -- instead of a meal.. the goat is even sleeping in the tiger's usual spot... while the big cat sleeps on top of the shelter...watching
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a bell ringer named alvin is bringing many holiday cheer as he works his post for the salvation army's red kettle program... but -- as kevin rader shows us -- this ringer is a pretty unique volunteer... the roberts in richmond don't get a lot of time to relax. they always need a little help getting going but those who get help are more than willing to give it. "alvin oh my gosh how are you alvin?." he may be the hardest working dog in indiana, "he means joy, happiness. everything you can imagine. i just love him. i just love him i can't say anything more about this precious dog." he goes to nursing homes, hospitals, anywhere where there are people who might need his the thing that
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when he works as a bellringer for the salvation army. "he has to come over and ring the bell cause when you put money in he rings the bell." "cool. how does he do that?." "it's alvin's secret." at five years of age and 155 pounds he is certainly used to being the center of attention. but when he rings the salvation army bell the dollars just seem to pour in. "ring the bell. oh my god." hard to believe he can eclipse the fact that he is julia roberts dog but he has. all you have to do is why some people don't want to work with a dog. you can't complete. "seeing the smiles on peoples faces. makes a lot of people very happy." he is so popular he even a leonberger but julia says he's more of a "lean-on-berger"... but
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...he will always answer the bell. cute story there... well -- volunteering for the salvation army ins't just for alvin... some members of our team are participating in metal in the kettle again this year... ron, amanda, jerry and ally are competing to see who can raise the most money... jerry will be in cedar rapids at the johnson avenue hy-vee later today... stop out and say hello if you're in the area.... ron will be in dubuque on the 12th... and ally be in coralville on the 19th... amanda -- the defending champion -- volunteered in cedar falls last weekend... coming up on today in iowa... a picture of a minnesota couple in their 90's..has gone viral this week. just wait until you hear the story behind it..
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join us for real change. in anticipation of the new movie -- walt disney world unveiled a new star wars experience at disney's hollywood studios... there will be new experiences and new elements for fans of the movie, including the new "star wars launch bay" filled with movie props and art from the series... the popular star tours ride also has new elements from the upcoming film... that new star wars movie hits theaters on december 17th... a minnesota couple in their 90's is now becoming a hit on social media this week... maybe you've seen it -- priceless faces following a moment -- with santa! boyd hupert has the story of mommy kissing santa claus... a picture worth a thousand words? sometimes all you need is one. mary and bill petersen were taking the standard christmas photo sunday at
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"santa said to my mother, now give me a little kiss on the check." "it's so genuine." - and a made for social their early 90s - who found each other in their 70s after losing their spouses. "every year bill would ask mother to marry him, and she would say no." "that was the furthest thing bill no. and she said i know, but i asked him." "i just think i realized that i especially in today's world." bill and mary will be first to second that. "merry, merry christmas to all." and should you find yourself lacking... you can always find
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ethan weitzenkamp was missing for more than a week after last being seen on thanksgiving night at home in allison... he left a note saying he needed to start a new life -- but his parents say that doesn't seem like something he'd do... according to his mother's facebook page -- ethan was found last night in st paul. minnesota. the butler county sherriff's department was also able to confirm that ethan is safe at home this morning... we will of course keep you updated as more information becomes avaliable. we'll start off our saturday with plenty of sunshine across
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